Police Seek Assistance In Fatal Dallas Hit And Run Car Accident
November 28. 2011 17:11 by
A 62 year old pedestrian
was struck and killed this past Friday night on the 4100 block of Cedar Springs road in Dallas, and the driver of the vehicle involved failed to stop and render aid. The fatal hit and run car accident
occurred at approximately 10:30 P.M., as the pedestrian was crossing Cedar Springs in the cross walk. Police believe the culprit was driving a Range Rover or Land Rover based on the picture taken of the vehicle as it sped away from the scene of the pedestrian accident. Police are seeking any leads to help bring this criminal to justice. The identity of the pedestrian has not been release because notification of the family is still pending.
As Dallas and Austin personal injury attorneys
, we see firsthand the devastation that negligent and, as in this case, criminal acts can have on a family. The driver of the car at issue needs to be held accountable for his actions because there is never an excuse not to render aid. If you have any information, please call the Dallas Police Department immediately.
UPDATE: The victim of this fatal hit and run car accident has been identified as 62 year old Joe King. Police still have not located the driver of the hit and run vehicle.
Another Stranded Driver Killed In DFW Auto Accident
July 29. 2011 09:06 by
The fatal car wreck
occurred at approximately 1:15 a.m. last night on Interstate 20 in Fort Worth, Texas
. At this time investigators believe that a van crashed into the rear of a pickup truck stranded on the highway due to a flat tire. The driver of the truck was found dead on the highway, yet investigators are unsure if the deceased man was in or out of his truck at the time of the accident. The driver of the van was injured in the accident, but it appears that he will completely recover. It is not known if alcohol played a role in this crash. No criminal charges are pending at this time.
The Dallas car wreck attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins are currently litigating a very similar case that occurred on Interstate 20 in Arlington. This tragic accident is another reminder of the need to constantly keep a proper lookout while driving. If you or a loved one was injured in a car wreck while stranded on the highway, call the Dallas car wreck attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins today at 214-484-1930.
UPDATE: Investigating officers have charged the driver of the van with intoxicated manslaughter. It was also determined that at the time of the car wreck, the pickup truck was on the shoulder of the road as the victim attempted to replace a flat tire.
Alcohol And Speed Contribute To Fatal Car Crash
April 11. 2011 18:10 by
Gabriel Lopez, 38, of El Paso, was killed this morning in a single car accident early this morning. Mr. Lopez lost control of his car and slid into the center barrier before crossing all lanes of traffic and crashing into another barrier. His car then rolled over, ejecting Mr. Lopez from the vehicle. Mr. Lopez was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. The police have determined that speed and alcohol contributed to the accident. This accident marks the 20th fatal accident in El Paso this year.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver, contact the attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins today at 214-484-1930.